What is there to do in Phayao, a province in Northern Thailand that rarely gets any travelers? Surprisingly, quite a lot! I spent 3 days exploring Phayao and I was totally blown away by the sheer amount of beautiful and undiscovered places I saw.
From the stunning lakeside city of Phayao that reminded me of those beautiful lakeside cities in Europe, to the dreamy landscape of Phu Langka at sunrise, a sight that I will remember for the rest of my life, Phayao is the true hidden gem of Northern Thailand for those who seek off-the-beaten-paths.
Without further ado, here is a complete backpacking guide and all the best things you can do in Phayao with all the information you need to plan a great trip here. Let's first, take a look at the Phayao itinerary map: